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Forum looks at issues confronting children in Rowan County

About 24 percent of Rowan children live in homes that are food-insecure. • Only 51 percent of Rowan students are reading-proficient in the third grade — a marker that’s considered one of the most impo... read more

Environmentalists push to improve Maryland conservation law: 'The most forested areas are the least protected'

Preventing such losses in the future ... the advocates hope, lies in better defining a “priority” forest, and in making it harder for those trees to be cleared. Legislation introduced by Young, the st... read more

Montgomery minimum wage impact report under scrutiny

A fast-food ... the county is about 32,000. Electronic surveys, focus groups and in-person interviews were conducted over a two-month period in April and May, and a hearing is scheduled for next month ... read more

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As Some Suburban Hamilton County Enclaves Get Poorer, Public Transit Becomes More Vital — and Less Available

There are a number of reasons for that divide, but difficult or non-existent access to health care, healthy food ... opposition from Portune. The county appoints many members of the transit authority’ ... read more

Montgomery County Council Race: District Candidates, Issues

5) Further study of a Corridor Cities Transitway; 6) Regional Transportation Plan for Montgomery-PG-Frederick-NOVA region. DIVERSITY: All residents benefit from a county that is more affordable ... read more

Power grid operator to consider canceling major transmission line projects

The projects had caused concern among environmentalists and consumer advocates for the impact they ... transmission line from a substation in Putnam County, W.Va., to a new substation near Mount Airy ... read more

CBD-infused products are being sold everywhere in California — but are they legal?

The state’s Department of Public Health declared this summer that CBD-infused food, drink and dietary supplements cannot ... With weed-friendly California putting the brakes on CBD sales, however, the ... read more

Major South Jersey Employer to Start Paying $15 Minimum Wage in 2019

In addition to his leadership role at Cooper, Norcross is considered the Democratic political boss of ... increased by 20 percent since voters approved the referendum, but many advocates say the pace ... read more

Maryland Delegate Promises New Legislation in Wake of Student Data Breach

He said his legislation would give more meaningful assistance to victims of the breach and would require stronger security for information in the future. The breach affected about 1,000 former student... read more

Computer science education advocate helps students chart a better future

He considered ... County had already been hurting before disaster struck, as the 67 th poorest county by median household income in the U.S. Two of the area’s leading economic drivers, coal mining and ... read more

Advocates for dog-breeding regulations going county-to-county to state their case

Brosan’s referring to an incident in 2008 when 1000 dogs were rescued from the Whispering Oaks Kennels in the Parkersburg-area of Wood County. Brosan believes that situations like that one can be avoi... read more

Trash incineration isn't renewable energy

A growing coalition of environmentalists, public health advocates and sustainable businesses including ... Reality proves otherwise. Consider Frederick County, where Ms. Davidov is pushing a 1,500 ton ... read more

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